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They were super professional, great communications, on-time, very classy sounds and the guests loved it. I would definitely hire them again for future events.

                   Wen G., Dinner Reception at Meso Mediterranean, June 2023

Retro Notes were absolutely fantastic and played music that was fitting with the theme of the event. This is among the greatest live jazz bands I have ever experienced! They were very professional, on time, with all the equipment ready, and a planned playlist but with room for improvisations as the events would unfold.

                   Brinna F., Large Fundraiser Event, December 2022

We contacted Retro Notes only 3 days prior to our event, after another band cancelled on us with short notice. Grover and his team were easy to work with, very professional, and a perfect fit for our non profit fundraising event. Quality was excellent. Great overall attitudes.

                   James S., Fundraiser Event, November 2022

Cannot thank the Retro Notes enough for their amazing performance. Super nice folks and very talented musicians made for a wonderful event. Everything about them was perfect - from excellent communication and coordination, dependability, exceptional music plus everyone was really friendly on top of it. I would not hesitate to recommend them and would absolutely without question book them again.

                  Adam E., Corporate Event, September 2022

Getting people to care as much as you do is so, so rare, and I felt Bendik & Retro Notes's attention and care in every step of the process. I am sincerely thankful for their presence, and am planning to hire them again!

                   Sophia S, Wedding, May 2019

Retro Notes played on our wedding day and they definitely exceeded our expectations. They were on time and played the songs I requested. Besides being great musicians, they are great people to work with.

Raquel Balderas at Fogo de Chão, Wedding, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful Band! The residents loved it and we are planning to have the full band for New Year's Eve.

Marlene Vasquez at El Cerrito Royale, Valentine’s Day, 2018

I know you guys are great, but man. people are still talking about last Sunday! They really enjoyed it! And let's get some more dates in!

Mander Farrell at Carlton, San Jose, 2018

First class all the way.  Nothing better than watching people from near and far enjoying San Jose. Especially when you are listening to the sultry sounds of the Retro that is class!

Steve Gallego at the Fairmont Hotel, December 2017

The captivating sound Retro Notes brings to the table is refreshing. Their music is like taking a gulp of ice cold water on a hot summer evening. The band is dapper and played beautifully. 

Mariana Resendiz at the Fairmont Hotel, December 2017

Retro Notes were a great pleasure to work with. They are reliable, professional and put on a great show. You can count on quality music from them in any setting and I look forward to working with them again. 

Erica Melot, co-producer of San Jose SoFA Street Fair, September 2017

I really appreciate that the whole band is here on time and dressed nicely. Proper clothing – no blue jeans - means a lot to the residents.

Elsie Cirimele at Saratoga Retirement Community, 4th of July BBQ, 2017

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